National – International Days – Weeks – Months

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This article lists some of the many national and international days, weeks, and months that are recognized in North America and around the world. This list includes celebrations of wildlife, nature, environment, and other subjects.

March

International Wildlife Day

April

International Mother Earth Day – April 22

May

American Wetlands Month

World Fish Migration Day (www.worldfishmigrationday.com)

World Turtle Day

Endangered Species Day

World Migratory Bird Day – second weekend in May (www.worldmigratorybirdday.org)

June

Great Outdoors Month

National Trails Day (USA)

National Boating and Fishing Week (USA)

National Family Recreation Week (USA)

National Clean Beaches Week (USA)

World Oceans Day (worldoceansday.org)

World Sea Turtle Day – June 16

National American Eagle Day (USA) – June 20th

July

National Clean Beaches Week (USA) – July 1-7

Canada’s Parks Day – 3rd Saturday of July

September

World Shorebirds Day

National Estuaries Week (USA)

National Estuaries Day (USA) – last Saturday in September

National Public Lands Day (USA)

National Public Lands Day (USA) – last Saturday of September

National Hunting and Fishing Day (USA)

National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day (Canada) – third Saturday in September

October

Earth Science Week

National Wildlife Refuge Week (USA)

International Archaeology Day – third Saturday of October

National Fossil Day (USA)

National Salmon Day (USA)

November

National Native American Heritage Month

America Recycles Day (americarecyclesday.org) – November 15

National Bison Day (USA)

Geography Awareness Week

World Fisheries Day – November 21

December

International Mountain Day – December 11